Though Europe has long been behind the United States in the quality of its roller coasters, it is rapidly catching up. Over the last 20 years, many amazing coasters have sprung up across Europe. The best of this new crop of European coasters is bigFM Expedition GeForce at Holiday-Park, Germany.
This amazing roller coaster is the second-tallest tallest in Europe with a height of 173 feet. It is one of the longest roller coasters anywhere in the world with a total length of more than 4,000 feet. The bigFM Expedition GeForce reaches speeds of 75 miles per hour, and it has an incredibly steep first drop of 82 degrees.
Riders can fill the 28-seat trains fast enough for 1,300 passengers an hour to enjoy the ride. The bigFM Expedition GeForce has a number of great elements to offer passengers plenty of thrills. In addition to the super steep first vertical drop, there are several more hills that allow riders to feel the sensation of zero gravity. There are also a number of twisted turns, including several that are overbanked.There is simply no better roller coaster in Europe than the bigFM Expedition GeForce. It is a coaster that has plenty of exciting drops and turns, and the ride lasts much longer than the typical high-speed roller coaster. Most high-speed steel roller coasters have ride durations of between 30 to 45 seconds. The bigFM Expedition GeForce gives riders their money’s worth with a total ride time of a minute and fifteen seconds.
The bigFM Expedition GeForce has won numerous awards, and it consistently ranks in the top ten for the best roller coasters in the world. It has been named the best roller coaster in Europe on several different occasions. Anyone that is looking for one of the most fantastic roller coaster rides on the planet should check it out.